Sydney to host World Cup soccer qualifiers

June 6, 2012
The Socceroos will play two World Cup qualifying matches in Sydney next year as they seek direct entry to the 2014 tournament in Brazil.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) announced on Wednesday night that ANZ Stadium will host the Socceroos' Asian Group qualifiers against Oman on March 26 and Iraq on June 18.

Australia will be aiming to make their third successive finals appearance after a strong showing in Germany in 2006 was followed by a more modest campaign in South Africa ...

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